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Kenya fights international hackers

Kenya has been troubled by hackers in recent years as the governance goes digital. The key websites, which serve millions of Kenyans...
Asuboni Rails School

ICT Lab Absence Hinders School’s Performance

Mr Bright Moses Oppong, the head teacher of Asuboni M/A School, has expressed worry about the poor performance in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)...
World Bank

World Bank Delegation gets briefed on Kumasi projects

Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has affirmed the authority’s resolve to resort to the use of Information and communication Technology (ICT)...
MTN & Soronko Academy

MTN Ghana Foundation Trains Girls in ICT

MTN Ghana, one of the leading telecommunications companies in the country, through its Foundation, has organized training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for...
ICT sector

Namibian PM says poor power supply hampers ICT development

The Namibian prime minister said Monday that the unavailability of electricity infrastructure in semi-urban and remote areas is hampering both the provision and uptake...
Highway Africa

False News Pattern Threatens Free Speech

Mr Sam Sole, an Investigative Journalist in South Africa, said the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ has presented a systematic threat, which is enough to...

20 million Africans to benefit from AfDB projects from 2019

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Transport projects financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 2016 would have a positive impact on the...

SMEs Identified As Bedrock Of Economic Development

The third annual International Conference on Business Management and Entrepreneurial Development (ICBMED) has ended at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The two-day conference,...

Ghana’s President Affirms Commitment To Pass Affirmative Action Bill

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has affirmed that his government would work with the Seventh Parliament to ensure the passage of the “Affirmative Action...
accountability

WACSI Opens 3 Day Workshop On Social Accountability

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), a capacity development institution, on Monday, opened a three-day regional workshop on Social Accountability, to enrich the...
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Huawei signs MoU with Namibia on ICT development

The MoU was signed during the official opening of the 2016 ICT summit in Windhoek between information minister Tjekero Tweya and Huawei Southern Africa...
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China’s Huawei hailed for helping boost Ethiopians’ ICT capacity

Abdulfatah Abdullahi, Ethiopian Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, made the remarks Thursday at a welcoming ceremony in Addis Ababa University for 12 Ethiopian...
Otumfuo

ICT must guide our nation onto a path of prosperity

“ICT must become the carrier of an expanded educational system that makes it possible for learners to acquire the skills needed to function in...

IUC To Partner Muslim Organisations In Building Capacity

Dr Maarefi said this during the second graduation ceremony of the Imamship programme organised by IUCG in collaboration with Sheikh Dr Osumanu Nuhu Sharubutu...

Students Urged To Be Resourceful

He said every generation needed regeneration in order to progress in its developmental agenda. Dr Twumasi-Ankrah was speaking at the first Matriculation of the Heritage...
Education Minister receives Finish delegation

Finish delegation in Ghana to promote trade relations

The members of the delegation are made up of companies representing the education, health, mining, information and communication technology, telecommunication, power and business sectors. The...
Dep. minister for Communications, Ato Sarpong

Communications Ministry To Set Up ICT Council

Plans are underway for the Ministry of Communications to establish an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Council, Mr Ato Sarpong, Deputy Minister of Communications...

Kenya to accelerate broadband penetration in rural areas

Fred Matiang'i, Cabinet Secretary for information and communication technology (ICT), said the government has prioritized expansion of broadband infrastructure in the counties to ensure...

Tanzania launches e-learning programme for primary schools

Sifuni Mchome, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, launched the program at an education exhibition on Information and Communication...
ICT sector

Ethiopia inaugurates its first ICT village

Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated an information and communication technology (ICT) village sprawling on 200 hectares of land at Bole Lemi area in Addis Ababa,...

Zimbabwe to host 13th Africa ICT indaba

Zimbabwe will next week host the 13th African summit on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the resort town of Victoria Falls, ICT deputy...
INEC

Nigeria to protect voter card readers from hackers during polls

Nigeria's electoral body said it has done everything to protect its card readers from being hacked or jammed on election day. ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of CeBIT 2015 in Hanover, Germany, on March 15, 2015. Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence, kicked off on Sunday in Germany. (Xinhua/Luo Huanhuan)

CeBIT 2015 focuses on digital economy

Germany's annual IT business fair CeBIT said Sunday that the digitalisation of the economy is primary focus at this year's event, and the strong...
Jack Ma(C), the founder of Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba arrives for the opening ceremony of CeBIT 2015 in Hanover, Germany, on March 15, 2015. Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence, kicked off on Sunday in Germany. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

Germany-Hannover CeBIT 2015 Opening Ceremony

Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence, opened on Sunday in Hanover Germany. CeBIT, the world's leading trade fair...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyans asked to use locally made ICT solutions

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday called on government institutions to use locally-developed ICT (Information and communication technology) solutions to promote Kenyan innovators. Kenyatta said...

Nsawam prisoners to become IT Gurus

Inmates at the Nsawam Prisons are receiving training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from a training centre established by the Ghana Investment Fund...

Basic teachers should be IT inclined – C4C-EGA

The Connect for Change Education Ghana Alliance (C4C-EGA) has said the capacities of basic school teachers should be strengthened towards the use of Information...
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HFC Bank strengthens its ICT in 2015

HFC Bank Ghana says it is poised to better serve its customers in 2015, by strengthening its information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and...
Ushahidi

Kenya to backup power generator for Internet during blackouts

Ushahidi, a not-for-profit technology company based in Kenya, has invented a cloud-managed, portable Wi-Fi router that consists of a mobile modem, which can also...

Yendi teachers undergo training in ICT

Some 28 teachers of the North Eastern Christian Academy (NECA), a Yendi based private educational institution, at the weekend received training in Information and...